Nokian
Hakkapeliitta R2

A non-studded tire that offers supreme driving comfort and safety

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Northern comfort

A non-studded tire that offers supreme driving comfort and safety

A tire for drivers who require absolute driving comfort, tangible fuel savings, and non-studded winter tire technology with the best safety characteristics.

  • SUPREMELY SAFE NON-STUDDED TIRE ON ICE AND SNOW
  • SUPREME HANDLING ON WET AND DRY ROADS
  • LOWEST ROLLING RESISTANCE, SMALLEST FUEL CONSUMPTION
Officially approved for winter use Officially approved for winter use
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

The best non-studded tire for demanding Northern conditions

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Discover the secret behind the grip reserve in the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2's rubber compound!

The most advanced non-studded winter grip

The diamond-tough grip particles in the rubber compound grip the driving surface and improve the tire's ice grip. 

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Excellent grip on wet and icy roads

The pocket-shaped pump sipes on the tread blocks of the tire's outer edges ensure good contact with the driving surface.

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Prevent slush-planing

To prevent slush-planing, sharp triangle-shaped slush penetrators were designed on the critical shoulder area.

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More innovations

Nokian Tyres uses only purified oils in the tire production - no toxic or carcinogenic chemical at all Purified oils Read more
Comfort and safety Information Field Read more
You can drive about 30 miles (50 km) on an empty tire if the car is fully loaded. Run flat/Flat Run property (optional) Read more
Comfort and safety DSI and WSI indicators Read more
Powerful grip on ice and snow Grip claws Read more
Strong snow and ice grip for extreme conditions Sipe activators Read more
Optimal grip and handling Dense sipe mesh and wide individual sipes Read more

Awards and magazine reviews

Test winner

Car and Driver 6/2015

North America (english)

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

Maximum points in every individual subtest. Best grip on ice. Very reliable on snow, with excellent grip level.

2nd place

Tuulilasi 13/2016

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Quick acceleration on ice and snow, good braking properties. Very good grip on curve and excellent steering response. Rolling distance lowest in the test.

2nd place

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2016

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Behavior on ice is excellent and tire is easy to handle. Steering is peaceful even when skidding and handling on snowy roads is exemplary. Steady and logical in extreme conditions. Tire is quiet and rolling resistance is low.

Test winner

Tuulilasi 13/2015

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Extremely good grip under icy and snowy conditions. Safe and logical handling behaviour both on ice and snow. Wet handling is also great. The lowest rolling resistance and fuel consumption. Lowest noise level.

Test winner

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2015

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best non-studded tire for icy and snowy roads. Very low driving noise. The lowest rolling resistance in our test.

2nd place

Aftonbladet

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent on the ice and snow. Easy to drive on ice and retain its grip even when sliding. Lowest rolling distance in the test.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 21/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best tire on snow and ice. The tire scored maximum points in all tests conducted on ice. Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 was best in braking and acceleration. Lowert rolling resistance of the test.

2nd place

Vi Bilägare 13/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Quick acceleration on ice and snow, good braking properties. Very good grip on curve and excellent steering response. Rolling distance lowest in the test.

Test winner

Motorföraren 7/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

The best non-studded winter tire on ice. Best in all test segments on ice: braking, acceleration, lateral grip and handling. Lowest rolling resistance and fuel consumption.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 22/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

Unbelievably balanced and easy to drive on the snow. On ice, the tire has outstanding lateral grip. Linear and quick steering response on dry roads. Easy to handle under wet conditions. Quiet and comfortable.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 14/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Logical handling and excellent grip on ice and snow. Outstanding grip on corners. Shortest braking distance on dry road, easy to drive under wet conditions. Quiet and very low rolling resistance.

Test winner

Aftonbladet 7.10.2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best non-studded winter tire on ice and snow. Relatively short braking distances, good traction and stability. Low rolling resistance.

2nd place

Motor

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The tires has overall good qualities in all disciplines, resulting in a safe driving experience without suprises.

Test winner

Auto Motor og Sport 10/2015

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

Excellently balanced and easy to control on snow. Solid grip during acceleration and braking. Superior lateral stability on ice. Well balanced and easy to control on wet asphalt as well. The steering response is quick on dry asphalt and the tire is also stable during sudden lane changes.

Test winner

Motor 5/2015

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best non-studded winter tire for acceleration on ice. The tire has great properties for braking, manoeuvrability and lateral grip. The lowest rolling resistance in the test.

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